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remembering jayda. the little girl was killed over the weekend when she ran into the street. tonight her family came together to honor the 3 year-old's spirit. bret lemoine is live at 84th and marion. it is an emotional tribute to this little girl... bringing together four young life cut short. to honor jayda, the crowd sang 'happy birthday' as they held back tears and prayed. tonights vigil comes the same day the milwaukee county medical examiners office releases reports related to the girls death. officials say
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accident. family members say 'jayda' was getting ready for her birthday party on saturday afternoon when she saw her grandfather drive up to the home. police say 'jayda' ran away from her mother, and through traffic near this intersection. reports indicate was hit by a toyota camry headed northbound on 84-th street. family members say the three year old was a playful little girl... who always had a smile on her face. her parents, grandparents and even great-grandparents all paid their respects tonight. jaylen handy, jaydas father "for the three short years she was here, she made an impact on everybody." the family has set up a go-fund-me account to help cover funeral expenses. so far, they have raised almost 4- thouasnd dollars. we have a link on fox6 now dot com if reporting live in milwaukee, bl, fox6 news. steph thanks bret a brutal homicide investigation in sheboygan.. a two-year-old boy found suffocated - his body in a cardboard box. today the suspect is in court - that suspect - his mother. fox6s madeline anderson has the
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emerging... in the death of two-year- old dexter kinateder. the criminal complaint states his mother... katlyn kinateder... suffocated the child by putting a plastic bag over the his head. she then placed his body under a stack of boxes in the hallway closet. its always distressing when a two-year-old... hildren are among the most vulnerable in society. and adults are supposed to protect e call to 911 on thursday... kinatader says with little emotion... she needs police to come to her home because she killed her son. you what? katie: i killed my son. can you tell me what led up to this? i have no idea she reiterated that she had lost it. she was tired of looking at him, that is the child. following kinatader's initial appearance monday afternoon... the district attorney says he anticipates kinatader will likely plead not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. what that means is, mental health professionals have to determine
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addition, that that particular condition either prevented her at the time she did this from knowing right from wrong or from controlling her behavior. the judge set kinatader's bond at 750-thousand- dollars. reporting at the sheboygan county courthouse... madeline anderson fox6 news. hear what the sheboygan falls police chief had to say about this terrible tragedy -- by heading to our website, fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. we have also posted audio and a transcript of the 9-1-1- call an update now on crash that killed two motorcyclists in downtown milwaukee last saturday morning. it happened near 6th and mckinley. police say a pickup truck turned in front of them. they say there was a pot pipe and two open bottles of alcohol in the back seat of the truck. a 36-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were both killed. a 21-year-old waukesha man faces two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. milwaukee police are searching
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shootings. the first happened around 9 last night near 4th and chambers. 29-year-old carnelle adkins was shot and killed -- a 13-year-old boy was also shot - he has serious injuries. authorities say a fight may have sparked the shooting. and about an hour later -- a 58-year-old man suffers serious injuries after a shooting near 26th and meinecke. we're told he's in stable condition. there are no suspects in custody. died at the milwaukee county mental health complex, the family of brandon johnson files a federal lawsuit. a.j. bayatpour how they're seeking answers, accountability, and compensation. im reliving this all over again. alicia johnson says itll always be hard to consider her sons final days. nearly four years ago, 25-year-old brandon johnson died at the milwaukee county mental health
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and blunt force trauma to his neck. i wanna know what happened to my son. to this day, i dont know how he injured his neck. what the family does claim to know in the 85-page that once johnson hurt his neck, complex officials ignored his cries for help. a psychiatrist named in the lawsuit, lauren young, allegedly evaluated johnsons condition as 'hysterical paralysis/psychotic presentation.' the suit claims that at a court hearing johnson couldnt attend, psychologist kelly duggan called johnsons paralysis claim a 'dlu jonathan safran says there are some reports johnson hurt his neck in a fall but is suspicious. im having a hard time and the familys having a hard time understanding how a fall when someones just been brought into the hospital could occur. in 2013, the family learned there would be no criminal charges following a john doe investigation. safran says the blunt force trauma later found in johnsons neck is proof high-level staff members at the complex were fatally negligent. brandon may have been left with a spinal cord injury, but certainly, we believe he certainly
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death occurred by laying there unattended, immobile for three days, no one should have to deal with that. the lawsuit does not specify how much the family wants in damages but it does request compensation for physical injury, pain and suffering, as well as funeral and burial costs. a statement from the county's interim corporation counsel says "we cannot on open legal matters, other than to say we take all allegations very seriously." aj bayatpour fox 6 news. office identifies the man shot and killed by officers saturday in beaver dam. officials say they were called to check on the welfare of 59-year- old james quealy kay-haley because he was making suicidal statements.after a two-hour standoff -- he fired a shot at a deputy who returned fire -- hitting and killing him. investigators are calling it "suicide by cop." thanks to the high pressure we've had in place the past couple of days, we'll stay mostly clear and quiet
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comfortable in the upper 60s. heading into tuesday, we'll see a slow warming trend, with highs closer to 84. humidity will also steadily increase, although we'll stay mostly sunny through wednesday. wednesday and thursday will be the hottest days of the week, as our highs jump back to the upper 80s. heat indicies will feel like the 90s. storm chances return thursday through saturday. we should dry out and cool back off by the end of the weekend. tonight: mostly cle 68 dewpoint: 63 wind: se 3-8 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly sunny, hot and humid. 85 lakeside. am low: 70 high: 88 dewpoint: 69 wind: se 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny, hot and humid with the chance for t-storms. am low: 70 high: 89 dewpoint: 72 wind: s 5-10 mph check the radar anytime - right from your phone. just download the fox 6 storm
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android and apple. a frustrating day of delays and cancellations. delta airlines -- the largest airline in america -- grounding all flights today - worldwide. fox six's justin williams talked to local travelers about their experience.. you gotta take it as it comes. the problem is that delta's planes are neither coming, nor going, at milwaukee's general mitchell international airport, monday morning. already got my boarding passes, but, they're saying we're not, actually, going anywhere. in a statement, deltas c-e-o says the company lost power at around 2- 30, monday morning-- which leads delta to implement a system-wide shutdown. normally, you'll get a notification on your phone, that the flights are delayed. there's no notification, 'cuz there's a system-wide outage, so they can't even notify you. bryan koutsky says he's flown more than a million miles with delta, but explains even with his status as a delta diamond, hes in the rough. you have this special hotline to call, and they're saying it's
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normally, someone picks- up the phone, right away. i don't wanna switch, if i still have a flight, going out. i don't mind a delay, just tell me its a delay. i got a little brother to get. delta is based in atlanta georgia, and the companys energy supplier, georgia power, released a statement monday indicating that it believes that this power outage may have been caused by delta airlines itself. obviously more to come on this. latest, inside general mitchell international airport, i'm justin williams, fox 6 news. if you were affected by today's delta ground stop -- you'll find resources on the links page of our website -- fox six now dot com or the fox six news mobile app. that includes information on refunds -- and a link to check flight schedules out of mitchell airport. some political races -- heating up. one -- making waves in milwaukee. on the even of the election -- state senate challenger mandela barnes...
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it says about lena taylor... and why he claims it's deadly accurate. from a no name -- to national headlines. paul ryan's persistent challenger. what paul nehlen is telling voters not to believe. and -- the law requires you to bring a photo id to vote tomorrow. why they won't turn you away if you forget-- those stories in the next 9 minutes.
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tomorrow is the fall partisan primary election. it'll be up to voters to pick a party and vote for the candidates they want to move on to the november ballot. there are some things you should know before you head to the polls. recent rulings on voter i-d laws might have some confused... but voter id is required for this election. neil says: "you can still go to your voting site if you don't have a photo id, you'll vote what's called a provisional ballot and then you
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your ballot gets counted. in the city of milwaukee -- voter turnout in tomorrow's primary is expected to be somewhere around 20-percent. meantime - controversy on the eve of the elections- state senator lena taylor says her opponent - mandela barnes - is spreading lies about her in a campaign flier. barnes says he stands by the mailer in question. krystle kacner is in the newsroom with a look at the pair running for the democratic state senate seat. democrats lena taylor and tomorrow in the 4th district state senate primary. they are the only two running for the seat, so the primary will decide whether taylor will serve a 4th term-- or if state representative mandela barnes will take her place. its a flat out lie! state senator lena taylor-- fired up the night before the primary elections... about a mailing sent out by her opponent state representative mandela barnes ... people dont always have the chance to check legislative
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they deserve people who are fighting for their interests i understand desperation. i understand. but when you want to lead you should not be lying to the people the offending line is two parts- the first... "lena voted with scott walker to put more guns on milwaukee streets" i did not author anything to put guns on the street. just for clarity, tell the whole truth representative and nothing but the truth. open carry is legal in wisconsin. people already have absolutely the truth. there is no way conceal carry, 300 thousand permits across the streets, theres no way that doesnt add up to more guns on the streets.the second part- talks about how taylor quote "voted to take money away from our public schools" wheres the vote? what vote is it? there is no such vote? she went around and supported governor walkers plan to increase per people funding. she was encouraging republicans to vote for it. her campaign confirms back in 2013 .. she did support a part of the voucher school program .. yet according
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ultimately... voted against it. taylor says her voting record is something that set her apart from barnes. i respect that my opponent has never passed a law so he may be challenged by knowing what that process is, her opponent says its time for a change. at this time we do need transformational leadership. the experience weve seen at this time just isnt working for too many people in the city of milwaukee both campaigns spent the day making phone calls... and going out door to door... working up to the last minutes to get tomorrow's vo newsroom kk fox 6 news steph thanks kk there is a primary on the democratic side of the u-s senate race... russ feingold will square off tomorrow against political newcomer scott harbach... for a chance to face johnson ?in the november election. "i obviously am not taking this for granted. a week ago we went to seven different cities across the state to make sure that in all the different media markets that people first knew there was primary
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feingold lost his u-s senate seat to ron johnson six years ago. he has raised more than 15-and-a-half- million dollars in this ?latest bid to get that seat back. senator johnson is the lone republican candidate, he does not have a challenger in tomorrow's primary. house speaker paul ryan and his primary challenger made the rounds on the last full day of campaigning before tomorrow's gop primary. ryan doesn't appear concerned -- he's talking trade, jobs and even the green bay packers! political reporter theo keith is racine to janesville. nats ; ryan walkup the day before tuesdays primary ; the first question paul ryan fielded from potential voters; was about the green bay packers. ryan 13:01:10 weve got a new defensive lineman from indiana ; that guys looking really tough :14xxx ryan took a handful of questions from employees at a&e tools in racine. no one asked about his primary opponent, delevan businessman paul nehlen, or republican presidential nominee donald trump, who
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first withholding support while praising nehlen. nats; nehlen walkup also monday, nehlen stood outside ryans district office in janesville, continuing to blast the house speaker for failing to secure the border. ryan is expected to crush nehlen, with polling showing a 60-point margin. but nehlen says, dont believe it. nehlen 15:33:52 im knocking tens of thousands of doors per week. were hearing it on the streets. paul ryan is scared. :00 nehlen has endorsed several of trumps controversial policies. while ryan at times has criticized trump. nominee once, on the topic of trade. ryan 13:11:22 and thats why what donald trump says is right — which is, we want good trade agreements, we dont want bad ones, we want good ones :27 but in an economy like this, youve got to have good ones so we can make it here to sell it over there, instead of making it there to sell over there. thats the difference :35xxx ryan did not take questions from reporters. nehlen cut short a news conference after only two questions. in janesville, theo keith, fox6 news. fox6 has team coverage of all the key races in tomorrow's
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fox6 news at 9 and 10 and online at a bizarre crime scene. the victim - a woman who worked at google.. the disturbing details of how her body was found .. and what police found on her head, feet, and hands. plus if you love amazon - you might like this new venture even more.. walmart's new deal to get you
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hhgregg is closing 5 wisconsin stores - three in our area -
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two stores in the green bay area. the company says it is restructuring. we're told the employees will be transferred to other locations if they want. no timetable yet for the closings. walmart is bringing the fight to amazon. the company s buying online-only shopping website "jet-dot-com" for three-billion dollars. the deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the year. and check the "whopperito." burger king's iconic hamburger... is going stuffed with all the fixings of a whopper, but with added seasonings. the "whopperito" launches at all burger kings - next monday. thanks to the high pressure we've had in place the past couple of days, we'll stay mostly clear and quiet tonight. lows will be warm and comfortable in the upper 60s. heading into
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closer to 84. humidity will also steadily increase, although we'll stay mostly sunny through wednesday. wednesday and thursday will be the hottest days of the week, as our highs jump back to the upper 80s. heat indicies will feel like the 90s. storm chances return thursday through saturday. we should dry out and cool back off by the end of the weekend. tn clear. low: 68 dewpoint: 63 wind: se 3-8 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly sunny, hot and humid. 85 lakeside. am low: 70 high: 88 dewpoint: 69 wind: se 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny, hot and humid with the chance for t-storms. am low: 70 high: 89 dewpoint: 72 wind: s 5-10
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meth labs. and it only took two days. the alarming place one of those meth labs was found. and -- there's something great going on -- involving baseball and kids. why it's a big hit, when we go beyond the game.
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drug enforcement officers in walworth county say theyve investigated and cleaned up three 'small' -- but potentially dangerous -- meth labs. fox6s jonathon gregg joins has more on this developing story. the first of three labs was discovered last monday night 'appear to be "one pot" cooking methods.' when town of geneva police were called about dangerous material in a public place. 'surprising, especially
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boonies.' a mobile lab was found in a restroom near the public boat launch on lake como. 'it is concerning that somebody could leave something that could be potentially hazardous.' captain robert hall of the walworth county drug enforcement unit says 3 labs were found in a 48-hour period. 'they take the precursor to make the meth, they put it into a small vessel, generally a gatorade or a two- liter coke bottle.' the other meth labs were found in a residence in delavan and an apartment in been made in those cases. a third came from searching a second apartment in whitewater. on monday 33 year-old david coulson faced a judge. he's accused of possessing methamphetamine and materials used to make it. "these are very serious charges." captain hall says 7 labs have been found in the county this year. 'unfortunately, it appears that it is something that is here to stay.' a total of six were discovered and
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is a trend that we saw years ago in iowa. it moved into western wisconsin, northern wisconsin and now it seems to be moving further east.' danielle higginson says the while the discovery near lake como is alarming, 'i mean i have four little ones." it wont keep her and her children away. 'its very nice. its quiet, they can swim.' in the town of geneva, jonathon gregg fox6 news. a new display in waukesha aims to help parents recognize the signs "your choice to live" -- a non-profit drug and alcohol awareness organization -- put the display together. it shows a teen's bedroom with "red flags" that can signal drug use. wisconsin's attorney general says heroin addiction can be hard to detect -- especially in teens... he says sometimes behaviors that come along with drug abuse are similar to regular teen behavior. "you sleep a lot more, you're more withdrawn and less talkative, spend a lot time with door to your room closed. those are all things that are pretty common behaviors in an adolescent so this is a tough challenge. steph voanother part of the
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features 190 pairs of shoes -- which represent the number of overdose deaths in waukesha county since 2012. new federal regulations coming to the tobacco industry... starting today the u-s food and drug administration will now regulate all e- cigarettes, cigars, and hookah. the new rules halt the sale of e- product to anyone younger than 18. the regulations also require photo ids to buy e-cigarettes, and ban retailers from handing out free samples or selling them in all-ages vending machines. kids in some parts of milwaukee face too much violence in their young worlds. but brandon cruz goes beyond the game to show you a program--designed to not only keep kids away from that dangerous path... it's meant to teach them teamwork, perseverance ..and
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milwaukee's sherman park field, the passion for baseball shines through, especially when you see jonathan pinales out on the diamond. " it's a great sport. just in love with it actually. i actually started playing because of my little brother." his immediate family quickly grew, not from his bloodline, but from the bond he and his teammates in the "rbi" program of greater milwaukee have shared. "we always hang out with each other outside of baseball. like, half the team goes to riverside. so we see each other there, and play for the high school team. and then like on the weekends, if we just go to the pool or something and just kick it, as we say, as in hanging out." they've been kicking it together for nearly a decade. along with pinales, max montgomery has been involved since its inception. "we grew up together and got a lot better as time went on because of our training. and the camps we went to." "rbi" stands for reviving baseball in inner cities and it's a major league baseball outreach program. miguel green started milwaukee's chapter. "we originally started
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team of 8 kids to 12 kids that actually didn't really play a lot of baseball. now we have 6 travel teams. we have roughly 1000 kids in the milwaukee area that are in the rbi program." the teamwork that was developed has helped the players excel on the field. and it's done just as much, if not more, off of it. "it made me realize that never to give up. because i've given up a couple of times...... i was going to give up on baseball. i said, this ain't the right thing for me. then they just sat down and talked to me, like took me to the right path, i should say." person, honestly, because the friends i made here. there's a lifetime of friends. school, coaches help you with it. you know, just the people you hang around with. they help you with every day problems. they help you get to games, you know get places you need to go. they really help you a lot in everything in life." "now i'm trying to take my talent down to clc which is college of lake county. so they actually opened a lot of doors for me to go to college." "now we have young men who are actually going to
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of a sudden they're playing good baseball, they're getting good grades in school, and they're actually driving to the practice. it kind of makes it outstanding to see them becoming adults, becoming successful people in their community." for pinales, before being part of rbi, success wasn't something he even thought about. "if i wasn't in this program, i would probably be on the streets over there somewhere like, joining a gang or something. " " when i was younger i would just say i was going now, realizing what the coaches put in to you, and great teammates you have like i don't think you want to lose that. so i'm just going to keep pursuing that goal." the goal of playing professionally is something many of these players aspire to. so when the brewers chose a former rbi player from chicago, corey ray, in the 1st round of the draft, these kids saw something special. "not many think that kids from these levels will make it. and to see someone like him make it, is really an achievement for him. it makes
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that we can also do it." "it's hope. like if, don't ever give up. he used to tell us that all the time. don't give up. and it actually paid off for him. so, that's what we're going to do. we're not giving up." and green isn't giving up either, as he sees something very special on this field as well. "so now when i see, i know i can look and see all these guys are doing well as far as in high school and middle school. it brings tears to my eyes. i'm very happy for the program." 6 sports. the r-b-i world series was held this weekend, the team from milwaukee made it all the way to the semi-finals until they lost. for more information on the "r-b-i" program, we have a link set up at fox 6 now dot com. tragedy at the water park.. a young boy is killed on a water slide called verruckt .. that's german for insane.. tonight will there be criminal charges.. new information.. a steamy new britney spears video .. but apparently it's
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petition. we have more sun in the forecast along with an increase in heat and humidity. i'll have your fox6 forecast coming up. break break
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of the acts sunday at the outside lands festival in san francisco. they opened for third eye blind, chance the rapper and lionel richie. britney spears dances in skimpy lingerie in her "make me" music video, but that's not enough for many of her fans. there are internet rumors that this is the second version of the video after a sexier clip was rejected.. there is now an online petition to release the first version. so far, more than 13-thousand people have signed it. and that's the buzz. return. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. take a look at this massive dragon lantern - it's slithering into milwaukee - when and where you can see it.. and mouth to mouth resuscitation - on a kitten! the awesome rescue - after the break.
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hey there! how are you today? "hey there"? that's refreshing. is that on the script they give you? pardon? the corporate friendliness... script? it has an acronym on it, like s.m.i.l.e, "service means i like everyone", or... no, no acronym, just... normal everyday conversation. (laugh) i love it! yeah! let's do it! that feeling you get when you discover a bank built for you? that's the bmo effect. built for you? ??? ???
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gave his life out on the battlefield -- now, this hometown hero is fighting to get back on his feet. the ironic twist of fate that landed gary wetzel in the hospital. plus 'im jenna sachs. its a colorless gas thats bad for your health. why formaldehyde is limit exposure. thats tonight at 10.' hillary clinton's presidential campaign getting a boost - from the bucks. coach jason kidd - president peter feigin -- general manager john hammond and former democratic senator and team owner herb kohl have all given money to clinton. kidd and kohl both attended a fundraiser for her last year in
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restaurant that recently opened its first wisconsin location in brookfield -- has launched a new ordering app. customers can use it to order food for pick-up at any of the company's 44 locations. the app is available for apple and android devices. go to the "links" page at fox six now dot com -- or your fox six news mobile app to download. adlib to wx weather thanks to the hig past couple of days, we'll stay mostly clear and quiet tonight. lows will be warm and comfortable in the upper 60s. heading into tuesday, we'll see a slow warming trend, with highs closer to 84. humidity will also steadily increase, although we'll stay mostly sunny through wednesday. wednesday and thursday will be the hottest days of the week, as our highs jump back to the upper 80s. heat
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through saturday. we should dry out and cool back off by the end of the weekend. tonight: mostly clear. low: 68 dewpoint: 63 wind: se 3-8 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly sunny, hot and humid. 85 lakeside. am low: 70 high: 88 dewpoint: 69 partly sunny, hot and humid with the chance for t-storms. am low: 70 high: 89 dewpoint: 72 wind: s 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy, hot and humid with the chance for t-storms. am low: 75 high: 87 dewpoint: 73 wind: w-n 5-10 mph saturday: partly sunny, hot and humid with the chance for t-storms. am low: 68 high: 77 dewpoint: 68 wind: ne 5-10 mph
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coast of italy.. a group of kids spotted a kitten struggling in the sea - so the coast guard jumped in and saved the cat. they even gave it mouth-to-mouth! the rescuers have now adopted the little guy. they named him "charlie". gardens will be lit up with chinese lanterns. their inaugural chinese lantern festival will be arriving this october. for the whole month-- you can see 40 larger-than-life lantern sculptural lantern displays across the garden for example-- they'll have this 200--foot- long dragon! more than 30 artists from china will be creating the bright displays. to top it all off-- they'll have acrobats, dancers, and jugglers performing. with the olympics underway in rio, it was no accident that
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schools picked ralph metcalfe as the host site for the start of their year- round school year. as fox6's carl deffenbaugh shows us, there was fanfare befitting an olympic gold medalist. with the olympic march blaring through the morning air, students at ralph metcalfe school had their own version of the opening ceremonies. 'coming off of the positivity from the olympics, and the u.s. has been doing so well, it just keeps making me think, anything is possible for our young of a new year for milwaukee schools on a year-round schedule. after just about six weeks of summer break, metcalfe students - along with 10 other schools in the system, were back in the classroom. 'we are dedicating ourselves to improving attendance, achievement and outcomes for our students this year.' students go to school for the same number of days over the course of a year as students on a traditional schedule. the year-round schools have different breaks during the year to accommodate the shorter
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to get them early so we dont have as much of a gap in the summertime, making sure that right away, as soon as august hits, theyre back in class ready to learn.' the olympic theme was especially appropriate at metcalfe. ralph metcalfe won a gold medal running with jesse owens in the 1936 berlin games. the marquette alum then went on to serve four terms in congress. 'this is someone who looks like our young people ... everyone thought that jesse owens couldnt do it, they thought ralph metcalfe couldnt do it, but they did. and i want our young people to kno something to strive for, at the starting line of a new school year. carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. new at 9:00 - a man and his prosthetic leg have been reunited. the lost limb was discovered sticking out of a beaver dam by two canoers near wabeno wah-be' -no .a quick search on craigslist - they found the owner.. who says he
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wasn't worried because it wasn't his quote "everyday leg." the men got a $50 reward. a green bay man is in connection with vandalism at the maribel caves. 24-year-old brandon mueller is facing several charges including - criminal damage to a rock art site. the vandalism was discovered last month, when park volunteers found an entrance to the cave with the lock cut off. shelves of rock were broken off and other formations were damaged, or missing altogether. have evidence that a second person was involved and are working to find that person. you may remember last year -- when a 14-year-old boy from dallas was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. now that teen is suing the city and his former school for discrimination. ahmed mohamed was arrested and questioned by police last year, when a teacher mistook his clock for a bomb. his lawyers say he was not allowed to have his parents present during the interrogation... a clear violation of his civil rights.
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minorities. " if you are black or african-american in the irving school district, you are twice as likely to be disciplined, suspended, than if you're white and that's been going on for years and they know about it. mohamed is not seeking any specific amount.. .leaving it up to a jury to decide... but claims he has lost his creativity because of what happened. a community is outraged after a man stole an i-pad fr boy at compton grocery store -- and it was caught on camera. these are photos of maximilian townsend and his little sister -- it shows him playing on his i pad -- one of his most prized possessions. he got it for his 7th birthday. maximilian was at the grocery store with his mom saturday and he set his i-pad down on the candy shelf at the check out line. -- that's when a man walked up behind him... took it... and walked out the door...
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here so we could check her out or whatever unfortunately the guy behind him grabbed it and took it it was horrible that you could do something like that to a kid . think you can't go to the grocery store without having someone just hurt you in the way to hurt my child that my child was hurt by this. you can see the man carrying the i-pad with the case on it in the surveillance photo -- he still hasn't been found. massachusetts po investigating the death of a young google accountant from new york. officials say 27-year-old vanessa marcotte was visiting her mother this weekend in massachusetts. her family reported her missing after she never returned from a run. marcotte's body was fond several hours later naked and had burns on her head, neck and feet. her death is being ruled a homicide. authorities are working to determine if it was a random act or not. tragedy on a towering water slide - the world's tallest. a
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injury. investigators are treating it as a "civil matter" not a criminal incident. but reid binion says - the park in kansas city remains closed. winter prosapio / schlitterbahn corporate director of communications "we are saddened to share that a young boy died on verruckt this afternoon."a state lawmaker's son died tragically sunday... ...while riding the world's tallest water slide in kansas. caleb thomas schwab was just 10 years old. he was killed while riding the 'verrckt' - a towering, 17-story water slide at schlitterbahn water park in translates to "insane" in german - propels riders down a steep incline -- from a platform higher than niagara falls. reaching speeds of 50 miles an hour, it then sends the raft up and down a second incline. caleb's father - state legislator scott schwab and his wife, michele, released a statement sunday that read in part... "since the day he was born, he brought abundant joy to our family and all those who he came into contact with." schlitterbahn water parks' corporate communications director indicated sunday that the cause of the tragedy wasn't yet clear. winter prosapio / schlitterbahn
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communications "we honestly don't know what's happened. that's why an investigation, a full investigation is necessary."that investigation - being taken over by state authorities... as the park remains shuttered. winter prosapio / schlitterbahn corporate director of communications "given that safety is our first priority we have closed our kansas city park and closed the ride pending a full investigation. our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time."i'm reid binion reporting this is promotional video of verruckt from 2014 before it open multi-person rafts. each rider must be at least 54 inches tall and the weight of the group is limited to a total of 400 to 550 pounds. schlitterban water park will reopen wednesday. verruckt will remain closed.
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now at 10-- it was supposed to be a ride to remember. but in a twist of fate-- it landed gary wetzel in the hospital. how the medal of honor recipient is doing tonight. plus-- tomorrow is election day in wisconsin! a look at some of the key races. and-- killed at her own birthday party. friends and family remember 3-year-old jayda handy. prayers tonight a little girl taken too soon. jayda handy was struck by a car and killed on saturday during her birthday party. dozens of friends and family members gather to remember the little girl near 84-th and marion. fox6s bret lemoine has more on this emotional tribute. e 'i wanted everything to be perfect for her because she was so perfect.' shock... and sadness set in... as friends and family members mourn the loss of a little girl... who was full of happiness.
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goodnight and tell me she loved me.' on saturday... a birthday party to celebrate the life of three year old jayda handy... turned into a tearful mourning of the girls death. jh 'they say everything happens for a reason but i dont think i will every understand this reason.' friends and family members gather here - at 84-th and marion - where little jayda was killed. it was during her birthday party.... police say the girl was standing outside with her mother. officials say the girl saw her grandfather pull up and got excited. she an street... and was hit by a toyota camry headed northbound on 84-th street. now the birthday wishes... nat 'happy birthday.' ...come with tears. nat 'may the good lord bless you... may the good lord bless you...' e 'i just want everyone to be happy. just like she was. im crying because i miss her. im going to miss her.' the milwaukee county medical examiners report... released monday... indicates jaydas death was an accident. the family... asking drivers to slow down... and the city to consider placing stop


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